Property, Construction & Architecture

Intermediate Civil Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Intermediate Civil Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
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Job Published: about 1 month ago

This is a long standing and well-established developer organization that have been delivering significant and complex integrated residential projects across the greater Auckland isthmus. They are very stable; have a record of long staff tenure and they employ sharp minds from various construction and property disciplines to work together to drive outcomes.

Due to growth, they now require an Intermediate level QS that can support civil projects.

Your key responsibilities include:
  • Master spreadsheet of all rates for current projects
  • Written summary of findings of cost analysis/comparison
  • Cost estimation tool
  • Data base management, Rates, bill descriptions
  • Project costs estimation
  • Cost analysis
  • Project cash flow reports
  • Review monthly claims
  • Prepare contractor payment certificates
  • Develop outline project programs in conjunction with the Construction Manager
  • Providing real time cost information to the Development Managers

Your background and key skill set encompasses:

  • Ability to review and interpret contract requirements from civil plans to prepare estimates accurately and effectively
  • Assessing payment claims and variations
  • Establishing rates from first principles
  • Monthly cost reporting and accurate cost forecasting
  • Strong digital acumen, MS suite, appropriate estimating software
  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Proven experience working 3-5 years in a similar role in the New Zealand construction sector
  • Great team player, ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Detail orientated with high accuracy & organizational skills
  • Preparation of schedules
  • Compiling Contract Agreements
  • Risk management and problem-solving
  • Sound knowledge of New Zealand construction techniques and processes
  • Be a solid operator, with proven experience in a similar role is preferred
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively to achieve financial outcomes for the company
  • Solid understanding of NZS3910:2013, Conditions of Contract

This role provides with a competitive salary to $120K+ pending experience

For further information, please call Matt on 027 5544064 or email your resume to

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